Tag Archives: the happy black girl

Because Change is Good

I remember the exact day I stopped being shy. It was in 10th grade and some boy made a comment about me never cursing. Even as a teenager it always…

Dwele @ Yoshi’s Oakland

I know what I like. It rarely takes me more than a few minutes to decide if a song, a pair of shoes or even people are going to be…

Semret’s Braids

Photo: HBGs Starr* and Semret It’s been about 5 years since I’ve worn my hair in braids. I rocked cornrows and extensions all throughout college, alongside one of my best…

This is what we hoped for

We feel like it might be time to share some behind the scenes stuff with y’all. First some background on who we are. There are three happy black girls (hbg’s)…

Get hellacrafty & design your own packaging

Yellow has always been my color. It makes me happy when all else fails. Back in the day, when buying cards, I would swap the white envelopes they came with…

Kiarah & Denise “Set Fire to the Rain” & melt our hearts

There are some things I dislike admitting. Not because I’m ashamed of them, I just don’t like rocking the apple cart all the time, or even worse, having long discussions…